The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Tobacco Products, is announcing a public workshop to obtain information on electronic cigarettes and the public health. The workshop will include presentations and panel discussions about the current state of the science, and will focus on product science, packaging, constituent labeling, and environmental impacts. FDA intends to follow this workshop with two additional electronic cigarette workshops, with one on individual health effects and one on population health effects.
Dates and Times: The public workshop will be held on December 10, 2014, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on December 11, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Individuals who wish to attend the public workshop must register by November 25, 2014.
Presenters and Panelists: FDA is interested in gathering scientific information from individuals with a broad range of perspectives on technical topics to be discussed at the workshop. To be considered to serve as a presenter, please provide the following:
• A brief abstract for each presentation. The abstract should identify the specific topic(s) to be addressed and the amount of time requested.
• A one-page biosketch that describes and supports the speaker’s scientific expertise on the specific topic(s) being presented, nature of the individual’s experience and research in the scientific field, positions held, and any program development activities.
Panelists will sit on a panel to discuss their scientific knowledge on the questions and presentations in each session. To be considered to serve as a panelist, please provide the following: